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17 – 24? Looking for something different? A challenge? A Raleigh International Expedition is for you!

If you’re looking for something different, you’ve just found it… This is not a holiday. This is expedition. Our expeditions are an inspiring range of projects. They are tough, worthwhile, meaningful and fun. Volunteer with us and use your energy on a sustainable, structured expedition. You will help improve the lives of communities around the […]

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Raise The National Minimum Living Wage Campaign

The Ukyp members met with MP Jon Trickett on Friday 23rd January at his offices to debate their UKYP campaign for the national minimum living wage. It was a great opportunity for the young people to meet someone who was so passionate about his work and supportive of this camapign. Jon gave the young people […]

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Raise National Living Wage UKYP

Councillor Monica Graham met with the young people from UKYP yesterday to debate the issue of raising the national minimum wage. Also an popportunity for a quick selfie 🙂

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Raise The National Minimum Living Wage

Councillor Olivia Rowley Met with UKYP Simran to discuss and pledge to the national minimum wage to be raised in line with the living wage, as calculated by the centre for research in social policy, in order to guarantee workers the decent standard of living they deserve”. On November 14th 2014, Members of Youth Parliament […]

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Feedback event from Listening event in July

Young people were invited to attend a feedback event today after a listening event in July. Where young people raised issues and concerns. Tonight Stephen feedback to young people and told them of the progress that has been made on the issues raised Young people wanted feedback about topics that are of interest to them […]

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UKYP British Youth Council Convention 3

Saturday 13th December saw Wakefield host the BYC convention 3 at The Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield for yorkshire & Humberside. There was also a question Panel for the young people to ask questions of politicians The Question Time Panel consisted – Cllr. Olivia Rowley, Richard Corbett MEP (Lab).There was approximately 85 people from the region […]

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Wakefield Council Youth Work Team is a subsidiary of WMDC Children and Young People's Directorate (c) Wakefield Council 2013